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Monique Scott-Spaulding

How I Got Started: Monique Scott-Spaulding of Jani-King

Monique Scott-Spaulding spent two full years researching before she decided what kind of business she wanted to run. Her venture, which she launched in...

Savvy women know their finances

Did you know that 70% of baby boomer wives are expected to outlive their husbands (Reuters, January 2012)? About 40% of wives out earn...

Flex time gains ground in Baton Rouge

In an effort to retain high-performing women they might otherwise lose to caregiving responsibilities, some Baton Rouge companies offer ‘flex’ work opportunities, measuring their...

For women-owned companies, technology is power

In 1922, master retailer and pioneering advertiser John Wanamaker rattled off an observation that dominated marketing for much of the 20th century. “Half the...

Work & Life Balance: On the run

I run ... a good bit. As a result, I’m a little thinner than Mamee would like. “You’ll never get rich!” she says, which...

When she’s the major breadwinner

Although men still take home bigger paychecks in the vast majority of marriages, one in four couples today defies the status quo, as wives...

Video: Secrets for overcoming your fear of public speaking

In this inaugural video for The Network, leadership keynote speaker and executive coach Dima Ghawi shares secrets for overcoming a fear of public speaking. She...

Meredith Waguespack builds a brand

With a goal in mind of organically expanding her customer base, Meredith Waguespack—owner of the nine-year-old lifestyle T-shirt brand Sweet Baton Rouge—has tapped into...

Female representation on boards is slowly growing

In early March, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Manager Gloria Moncada was elected chairwoman of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association. In announcing her new...
Natalie Noel

One to Watch: Natalie Noel

While some women may choose to hit the brake pedal on their careers after having children, Natalie Noel is not one of them. This...

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